Director Labor and Delivery – Registered Nurse

Director Labor and Delivery – Registered Nurse

Director of Labor and Delivery – Registered Nurse (RN)


POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Director of Labor and Delivery – Director of L&D

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JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Position Summary:

The Director of Labor and Delivery is responsible for the leadership, successful operations, and quality of the service at the facility and facilitates the integration and teamwork of all for optimal care of patients. Works in conjunction with the facility administrative staff and clinical staff to ensure the highest level of care for patients and ensures that all services provided meet all regulatory requirements and guidelines. 

The Director works with physicians to adopt and incorporate quality initiatives, understand economic considerations, and increase physician/hospital alignment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivates a superior clinical identity by identifying and implementing evidence-based practices to advance patient safety and quality outcomes. 
  • Ensures adherence to standards of care.
  • Manages variation in clinical practice to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and cost. 
  • Ensures a culture of accountability and transparency in the provision of care.
  • Stays abreast of internal/external benchmarks, accreditations, and designations and actively pursues efforts to achieve.
  • Stays abreast of legal and regulatory standards and ensures compliance. Recasting, patient flow coordination, and admission/discharge planning.
  • Develops care coordination policies and procedures to promote improved quality, safety, and efficiency in care. 
  • Directs nursing practice and unit operations. 
  • Develops policies, procedures, and nursing standards to ensure patient and family needs are assessed, met, and evaluated.
  • Provides leadership in attaining and sustaining an unparalleled patient experience. 
  • Instills accountability for providing consistent, positive patient interactions that differentiate the organization as a healthcare leader.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement

Requirements:

  • Active RN license within the State of practice.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Administration required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Labor and Delivery preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a nursing leadership role preferred
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification Required.




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